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Security update for XV


(Last modified: 25AUG2004)

solutions Security update for XV SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d172c9f74af86fa2177ab67304143844)

Applies to

Product(s): SLES SDK 9 for x86
SLES SDK 9 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for X86-64

Package: xv
Release: 20040825
Obsoletes: none


This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the image viewer xv.

Problem description

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the image viewer xv as reported
on Bugtraq including problems in the BMP, Iris, PCX and PM decoders.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fhv xv.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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